LEIGHTON, CLARE

£1,400.00

WOODCUTS: Examples of the work of Clare Leighton.

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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1930.

Introduction by Hilaire Belloc. Number 37 of 450 copies signed by the artist. 12.25 X 9.75 ins. xviii pp. + 37 leaves. Full brown cloth with gilt title on spine. Extra wood engraving mounted on upper cover. 36 wood engravings, many full page, printed on Japon vellum and tipped-in. Each preceded by a tissue guard with title. And 6 wood engravings within text. Last, but not least, the wood engraving of a mouse tipped-in but not accounted for. A remarkably fine copy of this Increasingly difficult to find title in near fine + dust-jacket.. Rare.

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